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common ground to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff facing the economy at the end of the year. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. are. >> republican leaders say raising tax rates on the wealthy will slow down the ability to create jobs and hit small business and make it more difficult for americans to find work. >>> more details on what the fiscal cliff means for your taxes. if you're a low income your taxes will go up about $4120 st. a year. middle income will go up about $2000 a year. if you're upper income you can expect to pay an average of $14,173 more in taxes each year. >> state election officials say there are still more than 3 million ballots that need to be counted leaving some candidates in limbo. the uncounted include mostly absentee ballots. some of them are provisional ballots. elections officials say provisional ballots require more time to tabulate. >> we have to make sure
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
up. >> it is important, with the economy right now we have -- we don't have enough money to buy the turkey. so it is good that they are helping out families. >> reporter: one reason the demand is so great, the high cost of living. >> we still see basically the same post-recession. poverty is staying high. >> reporter: the key to meeting the demand, donations. they still need more people to come by to drop off food and toys. registration begins at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. if you plan on coming down, expect a long line. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 18 more volunteers from the red cross are headed to the east coast to help those effected by superstorm sandy. they left tuesday with two driving an emergency response vehicle. they are expected to arrive tonight. a total of 127 volunteers have been deployed from the bay area. the san jose giants are also pitching in. they donated money to help the brooklyn cyclone and the staten island yankees. donations go towards food, gas and cleaning supplies. >>> snow pruprompted a wint -- prompted a winter weather advisory in the sierras.